Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is a progressive independent person centred national organisation providing services for people with limited mobility.


We now seek applications for the following position:

Scheduling Officer - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Based in Lucan or Clane or Kilkenny

 (Salary range €26,752 to €43,891 DOE)

Overall Purpose of Job
To support the delivery of Assisted Living Services (ALS) to children & adults with physical disabilities and older persons team to ensure that a quality person-centered continuous service is delivered. This will be achieved through close collaboration with the ALS teams and other IWA colleagues and by effective communication with staff and service users.

·        Manage incoming calls to the service

·        Create and maintain effective staff rosters to ensure continuous service delivery

·        Provide staffing for absences caused by training, sick leave, annual leave etc.

·        Maintain absence management/other relevant records on all ALS systems, providing regular reports to line manager.

·        Maintain regular contact with service users and ALS staff regarding day to day changes or as directed.

·        Assisting the ALS Co-Ordinator’s to enhance the supports to PA’s (recruitment, induction, shadowing/introduction, probation, supervised practice, peer support meetings)

·        Understand and adhere to established IWA policies and procedures

·        To seek and implement continuous improvement opportunities to maximise service and efficiencies, and to support the ALS team with systems implementation and development

·        To develop excellent working relationships with regional ALS colleagues

·        To participate in and lead out on ALS project initiatives in consultation with ALS management

·        To operate at all times in a flexible and efficient manner


Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 23rd August 2019

IWA is an equal opportunity employer

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